Over 30 ashawos and "customers" arrested in raid at Awoshie

Over 30 ashawos and "customers" arrested in raid at Awoshie

Police in Awoshie, a suburb of Accra, raided a suspected brothel and arrested a number of prostitutes and their “pimps”.

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According to reports by local media, the Thursday night operation saw the Accra Regional Police command arrest 35 prostitutes, about 20 of whom were Nigerians.

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Regional Police Commander, DCOP Osaberima Oware Asare Pinkron said they were arrested alongside their male counterparts on charges of “soliciting for immoral purposes”.

Ghana Prostitutes / File Photo
Ghana Prostitutes / File Photo

Some of the named individuals arrested include Michael Precious, 25; Brown Tracie, 24; Ifoma Paul, 38; Sachael Fidelis, 28; Blessings Osas, 20; Inkres Ken, 24; Shallon Desmond, 25; Sofia Bilter, 26; Saver John, 30; Loverd Osazel, 25; Happy Okosue, 32; Promise Ona, 25; Brueter Omo, 28; Sonia Omorefe, 45; Faith Osafu, 25 and Favour Chuku, 25.

The others are Glory Osazuwa, 24; Hellen Jacktor, 25; Agnes Jacktor, 27; Believe Osakpolor, 23; Divine Edem, 24; Destine Victor, 18; Precious Emmanuel, Blessing Osawro, 23; Linda Joseph, 25; Shirley Osahen, 24; Asia Bella, 23; Blessing John, 35; Solace Sunday, 22; Joy Lovely, 20; Mary Daniel, 22; Jessica John, 18; Stephanie Peter, 26; Jennifer Okodua, 22 and Ukere Jeff.

The police revealed to journalist that they had arrested some of the culprits in the act as they raided the location around 5:30PM.

Some quantities of condoms and sexual lubricants were recovered from the suspects.

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DCOP Pinkron III assured that the police would take the necessary steps to make sure the suspects, who have been detained, would be screened and those found culpable, prosecuted.

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